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Posted on: January 18, 2020

Fire displaces multiple residents at Murfreesboro apartment complex

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An overnight fire caused major damage to a 12-unit building and forced the evacuation of more than 20 residents, at the 1540 Place Apartments on Lascassas Pike, Friday, Jan. 17.

An overnight fire caused major damage to a 12-unit building and forced the evacuation of more than 20 residents, at the 1540 Place Apartments on Lascassas Pike, Friday, Jan. 17.

Members of the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) and Murfreesboro Pol...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Firefighters monitor air quality at an apartment complex after the smell of gasoline, no danger to r

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department crews will continue to monitor the air quality at an apartment complex after a worker with a paving company used gasoline to clean equipment at the complex’s onsite car wash, causing gas fumes to spread.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) crews will continue to monitor the air quality at an apartment complex, throughout the night, after a worker with a paving company used gasoline to clean equipment at the complex’s onsite car wash, caus...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Father, daughter escape house ire unharmed

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A father and his daughter were able to safely get out of their burning home after a fire in a converted garage quickly spread Thursday morning, Jan. 2.

A father and his daughter were able to safely get out of their burning home after a fire in a converted garage quickly spread Thursday morning, Jan. 2.

The preliminary investigation revealed the father was in his home office working when he smelled smoke. ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: December 12, 2019

MFRD stresses the importance of sprinklers following a stove fire

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Sprinklers prevented a stove fire from spreading after dousing flames at The Blue Apartments, 2707 S. Rutherford Blvd., Thursday afternoon, causing water damage to several units.

Sprinklers prevented a stove fire from spreading after dousing flames at The Blue Apartments, 2707 S. Rutherford Blvd., Thursday afternoon, Dec. 12, causing water damage to several units.

When Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters arrived...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Family escapes house fire unharmed

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A Murfreesboro family managed to safely escape a burning home overnight but will not be able to stay in the home because of smoke and fire damage.

A Murfreesboro family managed to safely escape a burning home overnight but will not be able to stay in the home because of smoke and fire damage.

At approximately 11:58 p.m., Dec. 8, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters were dispatched ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Motel fire determined to be electrical

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Fire Marshal’s Division has determined the possible cause of the fire at the Jackson Motel to be electrical in nature, due to an overloaded circuit.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Fire Marshal’s Division has determined the possible cause of the fire at the Jackson Motel to be electrical in nature, due to an overloaded circuit.

“This time of year, people need to be cognit...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 24, 2019

Two people treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a local motel

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Two people were taken to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation following a motel fire Sunday morning.

Two people were taken to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation following a motel fire Sunday morning.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) crews were dispatched to the Jackson Motel, 831 NW Broad Street, at 8:46 a.m., Nov. 24, to a report of ...

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Fire & Rescue